What is food design and how does technology drive its evolution?
Brian Sullivan, one half of the dynamic duo of chefs in residence at Pivotal Labs NY, discusses the future of food and design.
Davis Frank, one of the maintainers of Jasmine, presents some of the thinking behind the most recent major version release and focuses in particular on code changes to the Jasmine matchers.
David Stevenson, Director of Engineering at Cloud Foundry, discusses some of the internal mechanisms of how your application gets deploy onto Cloud Foundry, and how to setup your own instance.
David Stevenson is the Director of Engineering for Cloud Foundry Services. He’s been a Pivot for about 6 years, and was previously Pivotal Labs’ performance and scalability expert. He loves all things cloudy, and expects the future to bring a chance of rain.
Brad Scheppler from tenXer shows how workplace data can be used to help inform decisions, improve individual performance, and raise the productivity of a team.
Good developers know about abstractions, and that choosing the right abstraction is vital to writing good code. But great developers (and product owners alike) know that choosing the right abstraction, the right way of thinking, is vital to staffing, design, prioritization, and everything —and sometimes your brain needs more refactoring than your code. This talk is about the invisible mental abstractions you didn’t realize you were using, and how to exploit them for fun and profit.
David Edwards is a software engineer with Pivotal Labs. He graduated from Stanford University, having worked on an interdisciplinary major between the computer science, psychology, linguistics, and philosophy.
Christopher Larsen visits from the Pivotal Labs office in Toronto and introduces a curated collection of techniques and tools for iOS development.
Diego Ongaro gives an overview of how consensus is used in building fault-tolerant, distributed systems as well as how the Raft algorithm itself works. More info on Raft can be found here.
Nicole Sullivan and Colin O’Byrne share their approach to Style Guide Driven Development (SGDD) in redesigning the Cloud Foundry developer console. To learn more about it, check out the developer console live style guide. This post explains tooling around Style Guide Driven Development. You might also be interested in the Hologram open source project, a style guide generation tool.
Faraz Khan and Don Goodman-Wilson of Screenhero give an overview of the engineering challenges involved in building a high-quality video streaming system while also offering a detailed look at some of the ways Screenhero solves these problems.
Alastair Dant is an experienced software developer, focused on interactive news and visual journalism. Now at The New York Times, he escaped the world of enterprise Java to record the sounds of cities on interactive maps, develop a popular cartoon monster game and build an award-winning team at the Guardian.